Face to Face classes to begin in September 2018

Aloha all, Thank you for your interest in face to face classes. We plan to offer a fully updated curriculum in September 2018. This will allow us time to edit and revise to meet the latest trends. We appreciate your interest and patience. I remain in your service. O au me ka ha`a Read More...

2018-2019 Certified Substance Abuse Counseling Classes

Aloha Friends, We are pleased to announce that we will be offering face to face classes on Hawai'i Island this year. A combination of online learning and in-person classes will be offered at the North Hawaii Education and Research Center in Honoka'a. Our entire curriculum is being updated Read More...

Change the world

As I look out onto the soft blue of Hilo Bay from my Bay front office, I am filled with anticipation and satisfaction at the prospect of serving new cohort of counseling students this fall. The very prospect of reopening the Academy's doors to face-to-face students has met with enthusiasm and Read More...

Cyber Testing on the Islands for the International Certification Exam

For those of you on the neighbor islands, Hawaii Alcohol and Drug abuse Division of Department of Health is now allowing qualified candidates to test for Certified Substance Abuse Counselor exam at University of Hawaii campuses via computer now. One of my grads will the very first to test on the Big Read More...

Into the New Year

2011 was a year for the books, with much inner growth and endurance as the orders of the day. 2012 shines with promise. A new job, possibly a move to a new home and a new website for Pacific Academy of the Healing Arts. We are planning to construct a website specifically for addictions Read More...